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Sills, Joe

(United States of America) Former Spokesperson for Secretary-General Before working with the United Nations, Joe Sills worked in the international division with Morgan Guarantee Trust Company in New York. In 1973, he became vice president of the United Nations Association. Mr. Sills came to work at the United Nations Secretariat as Deputy Director of the Press [...]

Posted in Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Communication Media, Javier Pérez de Cuéllar

Fawzi, Ahmad

(Egypt, 1948 – ) Journalist, International Civil Servant Ahmad Fawzi had been an accomplished journalist before he began his career at the United Nations. In 1989, he was Reuters Television Bureau Chief for the Middle East and also served as Regional News Manager for Eastern Europe. From 1991 to 1992, he was the News Operations [...]

Posted in Communication Media, Kofi Annan

Nassif, Ramses

(Egypt) Former Spokesman for the Secretary‑General Ramses Nassif joined the United Nations in 1953 as a press officer in charge of promoting United Nations publications and in 1955 for the Bandung conference in Indonesia, which was the creation of the Non-Aligned Movement. He met U Thant as an ambassador of Burma to the United Nations in [...]

Posted in Communication Media, Cuba Situation, Journalism, Middle East Situation, Palestine Question

Hottelet, Richard

(United States of America, 1917 – ) Journalist Richard Hottelet, the last living journalist from the original World War II-era group of "Murrow's Boys", journalists tutored by Edward R. Murrow at CBS, was a respected broadcaster and war correspondent before working as a United Nations correspondent.  Having encountered many major international events firsthand, including the [...]

Posted in Communication Media

Eckhard, Frederic

(United States of America) Former Spokesman for United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan Prior to joining the Secretariat in 1985, Frederic Eckhard worked 12 years for the United Nations Association of the United States of America, where he was Chief Editor and Vice President.  When he first joined the United Nations, he worked as an information officer [...]

Posted in Communication Media, Namibia Question

Crossette, Barbara

(United States of America, 1939 – ) Journalist A seasoned journalist, Barbara Crossette worked for The Evening and Sunday Bulletin in Philadelphia and The Birmingham in Birmingham, in England, before she became a New York Times correspondent and reported from South Asia, South-east Asia, Central America, the Caribbean, Canada and Washington, D.C.  She was the [...]

Posted in Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Communication Media, Kofi Annan